Crashworthiness News

August 15, 2008 - Suit Filed Over Teen’s Head Injury

June 27, 2008 - Victim Injured in Boat Accident Sues

March 26, 2008 - $21M Settlement Reached in Traffic Death

February 4, 2008 - Evenflo Car Seats Recalled

January 15, 2008 - Car Crash Leads to Suit Against Nissan

November 14, 2007 - $50M Settlement Reached in DUI Lawsuit

October 3, 2007 - $21M Award Given to Crash Victim

September 12, 2007 - $55M Settlement Reached in Car Crash Case

August 29, 2007 - Parents Sue For Death of Son

August 22, 2007 - Head Injury Causes Lawsuit

August 15, 2007 - Ford Settles in Car Accident Suit

August 1, 2007 - Family Awarded $6.7M in Car Seat Suit

July 18, 2007 - Driver Sentenced for Traffic Injury

June 20, 2007 - Two Teens Die After SUV Rollover in California

May 23, 2007 - Brain Injury Victim Awarded $32.5M

April 12, 2007 - Most Head Restraints Rated Marginal or Poor

March 8, 2007 - Ford Sued over Engine Fire Death

February 8, 2007 - Federal Crashworthiness Regulations Falling Behind

January 4, 2007 - Small Cars from Hyundai, Toyota Crash Test Poorly

December 7, 2006 - GMs New Rollover Crash Testing Facility Opened

November 30, 2006 - Major Recalls: Ford, Volvo, Chrysler

November 16, 2006 - Consumers Fight for Recall from Ford

October 26 , 2006 - NHTSA To Require Stability Control in New Cars

October 19 , 2006 - Ford Pickup Spontaneously Combusts, Family Sues

October 5 , 2006 - 2008 Car Stickers Will Display Crash Ratings

September 21, 2006 - $8.7 Million Verdict Against Ford Upheld

September 14, 2006 - General Motors Sued by Maimed Driver

August 22, 2006 - SUV Rollover Regulations Under Fire

August 10, 2006 - Ford Expands Recall to 6.7 Million Vehicles

July 17, 2006 - 2006 Most Recalled Vehicles

July 10, 2006 - Toyota Recalls 160,000 Tundras

June 26, 2006 - New Technology Could Reduce Rollover Risk

June 13, 2006 - Grand Cherokees Recalled Due to Fire Risks

May 25, 2006 - Possible Suzuki Motorcycle Electric Failure

May 15, 2006 - Government Investigates Kia Fuel Tank Defects

May 2, 2006 - GM Recalls 400K Trucks

April 7, 2006 - Court Upholds $18.6 Million Verdict in Roof-Crush Case

April 6, 2006 - Class Action Suit Filed Against GM Corp. for Faulty Wipers

March 30, 2006 - Crash Victim Awarded $26.2 Million for Ford Faulty Equipment

March 16, 2006 - Ford Approved Risky Replacement Tires for SUV

March 2, 2006 - Chrysler Pacifica Under Investigation for Safety

February 10, 2006 - Woman Sues Ford for Defective Seatbelt

January 13, 2006 - CA Child killed in SUV rollover

January 3, 2006 - SUVs No Safer for Kids

December 28, 2005 - Attorney Generals Challenge Auto Roof Strengthening Bill

December 22, 2005 - Chrysler Agrees to Fix Emission Control Defects on 1.5M Cars

December 5, 2005 - Toyota Sees Increase in Recalls

November 17, 2005 - Ford windshield wiper recall

November 7, 2005 - Toyota and Goodyear Sued over defective tires

October 25, 2005 - Family Sues Ford Over Death of Three Daughters

October 7, 2005 - British Medical Journal says SUVs should come with health warnings

September 27, 2005 - Consumer group urges schools, community groups to stop using 15-passenger vans

September 12, 2005 - Sharing auto parts increases risks of having safety recalls

September 8, 2005 - Ford issues one of largest auto recalls in U.S. history

August 31, 2005 - Safety group warns biggest automotive recall of all time could be issued.

August 30, 2005-GM issues a recall affecting 804,000 vehicles

August 30, 2005- Hyundai issues recall because of seat belt problems

June 16, 2005-
Ford Fires

June 13, 2005-
Ford Recalls about 260,000 Vehicles

June 3, 2005 -
GM issues Saturn recall

June 3, 2005 -
Drivecam saving lives on roadways

May 10, 2005-
GM issues recall affecting over 300,000 trucks, SUVs -May 10, 2005

April 28, 2005-
GAO report confirms government test crash program out-dated

April 25, 2005-
GM recalls millions of trucks, SUVs

April 7, 2005 -
Consumer group says NHTSA tire pressure monitoring rule long overdue

April 1, 2005-
Maintaing tires can help avoid blowouts

March 30, 2005-
Report shows automakers misled NHTSA and public

March 30, 2005-
Quadriplegic joining the fight for spinal cord injury bill

March 30, 2005-
Jury orders Ford to pay surviving spouse $10.2 million for SUV rollover death

March 28, 2005-
Defective door latch lawsuit settled

March 24, 2005-
Ford SUVs and trucks under investigation

March 3, 2005
Ford liable for $31 million in Explorer SUV rollover suit

February 28, 2005
Vehicle crashes involving teens show safety trends

February 1, 2005
Public misconception over safety of SUVs

December 26, 2004
Auto experts recommend two key safety features on vehicles

December 23, 3004
GM issued minivan recall

December 10, 2004
Federal safety regulators asked DaimlerChrysler to recalled 600,000 vehicles

December 6, 2004
Federal regulators investigate safety concerns for Hummer H2

December 3, 2004
Safety advocates caution an increase in RVs could create greater safety issues

November 12, 2004
GM, Ford address 15-passenger van rollovers

November 10, 2004
New California state law forces schools to adhere to 15-passenger van bill

November 6, 2004
Defective door latch class action lawsuits name Magna Donnelly

November 5, 2004
Auto recalls in 2004 already surpass records set in 2000

October 28, 2004
NHTSA looks at Ford seat belt failures

August 8, 2004
Consumer group petitions federal government for tire expiration dates

August 5, 2004
Auto recalls in 2004 already surpass records set in 2000

July 2004
Suzuki and Consumers Union have agreed on the dismissal of lawsuit

July 26, 2004
Crash tests earns Toyota Rav4 first double "Best Pick" rating for a vehicle

July 20, 2004
Public Citizen urges NHTSA to issue permanent air bag standard

February 26, 2004
Bridgestone and Firestone announces tire recall after 5 deaths are linked

August 25, 2003
Study finds significant death risk prevention for vehicle collisions

July 11, 2003
Auto Defects Causing U.S. Car Companies to Suffer

June 24, 2003
New Tire Tests to Take Effect in 2007

May 22, 2003
Public Citizen Wants Automakers to Save Lives and Stop Deflecting Blame

March 20, 2003
NHTSA Changes Labeling for Safety Reasons

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